Steve Cunningham spoke to RingTV after his up-from-the-canvas victory over unbeaten heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour. “What’s a champion without overcoming something?” the two-time cruiserweight titleholder said.
Amir Mansour had no complaints and made no excuses after suffering his first loss to Steve Cunningham on April 4. The heavyweight puncher says the hard-fought 10-round loss was a blessing. “This was something that I probably needed,” he said.
Former cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham got up from two fifth-round knockdowns to outpoint heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour on Friday in Philadelphia. Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens rallied to stop relentless Tureano Johnson in the final round of the “Fight Night” co-feature.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us news on Friday night’s NBC Sports Network broadcast featuring Amir Mansour vs. Steve Cunningham and much more.
Undefeated heavyweight Amir Mansour used boxing to escape his own personal hell, and now says this Friday’s matchup with Steve Cunningham is a kill-or-be-killed battle to reach a place where he can help others.
RING cruiserweight champ Yoan Pablo Hernandez will make his fourth defense against unbeaten Polish contender Pawel “Hamas” Kolodziej on March 8 at Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany, promoter Sauerland Events announced on Wednesday.
Redemption and opportunism were key words in the main event bouts of the final boxing card covered by RingTV.com’s “Travelin’ Man” Lee Groves, who worked the CompuBox keys for the NBC Sports Net Fight Night show that featured heavyweights Amir Mansour, David Rodriguez and Steve Cunningham.
WBC cruiserweight titleholder Krzysztof Wlodarczyk knocked out Giacobbe Fragomeni in the seventh round of their third meeting on Friday in Chicago. Local light heavyweight standout Andrzej Fonfara stopped Samuel Miller in the co-featured bout.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said he has not heard back from Mick Hennessy since the English promoter called him about a potential clash of unbeatens between heavyweights Tyson Fury, whom Hennessy promotes, and Deontay Wilder, who is handled by Schaefer.
Promoter Artie Pelullo calls newl WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov “the most exciting fighter in the business.” He wants the Russian bomber to face Tim Bradley in a rematch or the winner of Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios.
Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder, who has been added to the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card, believes David Haye will defeat Tyson Fury on Feb. 8, and that he will be fighting for a major title during the early months of next year.
Former WBC middleweight titleholder Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. “was very upset and angry with myself” after testing positivie for marijuana in the wake of last September’s loss to Sergio Martinez.